Definition: Institutions for retired or elderly persons
This is a sub-class of Institutional Households. Institutions for retired or elderly persons consist of old people's homes, service homes (with meal provided), specialised shelter houses (with meal provided), specialised welfare institutions etc...
Eurostat, "Guidelines and table programme for the Community programme of population and housing censuses in 2001, Vol. 2: Table Programme", Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg, 1999